If you're excited about dance and eager to grow your HR skills within a creative organisation, we have the perfect entry-level opportunity for you…

The Place, London’s creative powerhouse for dance development, has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for over 50 years. In a changing landscape, their mission for the future remains steadfast: they are powering imagination through dance, championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating optimal conditions for dance artists and enthusiasts to realise their full potential.

The Place is excited to be looking for an HR assistant trainee to play a key role in supporting the organisation by providing excellent customer service, efficient systems, and first-class organisational skills.

This role is an opportunity to develop a career within HR through on-the-job learning and project work. Over the course of 12 months, you will gain experience in a key area within arts administration and will work with stakeholders across the organisation from both Arts Council and Higher Education funded departments.

Access to Work can help you get or stay in work if you have a physical or mental health condition or disability.

The support you get will depend on your needs. Through Access to Work, you can apply for:

Creative Youth Network (CYN) is committed to providing young people with new and exciting opportunities to broaden their skills and prepare them for life as an adult.

Creative Youth Network is a growing charity working with young people across the West of England.  By building long lasting relationships, offering courses, support, drop ins and a range of arts and performance programmes we aim to help vulnerable young people reach their full potential. 

Creative Youth Network also owns and manages a number of properties where we run our youth services, such as youth clubs and events. Trustees are volunteers with a passion for young people. The trustee role is unpaid, but the money you spend on travelling to meetings can be claimed and reimbursed. A full induction will be provided, and trustees are expected to attend around 7 meetings a year along with a half day strategic planning session. 

Energy Train is a free 6-week course for people aged 15+ and living with a disability. Hosted at the Millennium Forum, you will learn DJ skills from Oliver Brown and Silver Fox Entertainment DJ Compere Kevin Boyle.

Please email Lisa for more information.

Following support from the GeeWizz Charitable Foundation, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are delighted to offer SENsory Youth Theatre.

These groups support young people who identify as learning disabled, neurodivergent, having SEN, or other social, emotional, and mental health needs. These groups give them the opportunity to participate in creative play within a fun, friendly, and accessible environment.

SENsory Youth Theatre starts a new term in January at Theatre Royal!
- Juniors (Ages 4 - 12) every Tuesday 4:15 - 4:50
- Seniors (Ages 13 - 18) every Tuesday 5 - 5:50

Black Cab Company has always been at the heart of our work; making shows in Hackney since 1976.

Black Cab Company artists are learning disabled and autistic residents of East London, who are passionate about telling unusual stories about everyday life.

Black Cab Company have performed in London venues including Hoxton Hall, Rich Mix, Hackney Showroom and Chats Palace, as well as taking over unusual spaces in East London including Hoxton Street Market and Sutton House.

Spinning Wheel is a sensory movement and music project for adults with complex needs.

We use music and movement to create sessions that bring enjoyment, engagement and creativity and promote communication and partnership between participants and carers.

Spinning Wheel sessions are currently taking place online as 1:1 Zoom workshops. Our expert facilitators provide movement and music activities via Zoom, as well as training carers and family members in Spinning Wheel techniques to use at home.

The About Face Stagecraft day is ideal for people who want to widen their practical and technical theatre knowledge.

As well as improving your acting skills, you will have a chance to learn about script writing, make props, costumes and scenery.

We meet in Leominster every Friday from 9.30.a.m. - 3.30.p.m.

In this group you will learn all about acting and different styles of drama.

You will work with the other actors to devise original material by sharing ideas and participating in workshops to explore and improve your skills.

You can stay in this group or possibly move on to one of the other groups if this best suits your interests, ability and needs.

As well as learning about acting and drama, you will build your confidence and social, practical, work and life skills.

We meet on Thursdays in Leominster from 9.30.a.m. - 3.30.p.m.

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